Pastors experience criticism. It is inevitable. But every pastor can choose how to receive, process, and respond to criticism in a manner that is constructive. Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor provide practical principles for handling criticism in pastoral ministry.
Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor explain how powerful sermon illustrations can drive home biblical exposition for the listener.
Pastors rightly make preaching the word a priority. Hear how pastoral care like hospital visits also make an important, positive gospel impact.
Every preacher has to make a decision about the use of notes. Listen to Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor give some helpful insights into the structure and use of preaching notes.
Research suggests that many people are more likely to attend church on Easter than almost any other Sunday. Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor discuss helpful ideas for pastors in preparation for Easter and this special ministry opportunity.
Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor discuss the biblical foundations and helpful approaches to extending invitations in response to the preaching of God’s Word.
It is the local church that sends missionaries, ordains pastors, and commissions those who are called by God to vocational ministry. Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor offer insight for churches who are helping those who are sensing a call to ministry.
It can be argued that the conclusion of a novel either makes or breaks the entire storyline. Preachers MUST do the hard work to conclude a sermon well and not simply come to an end. Sprint to the finish instead of falling across the line.
Hear David Willets share key insights for pastors that he learned from walking through a tragedy and from his own years of ministry experience.
Leaders are readers. Pastors often feel overwhelmed with the reading they “need” to do. Listen as Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor make a few recommendations of various types of reading for next year.
A good beginning creates momentum for the message of a sermon. In this episode, Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor discuss creating introductions that propel the sermon forward.
Communication is key for any healthy relationship. For the pastor, communication of plans, events, and vision must be clear, consistent, and continuous.